Category Archives: Technology

LAIKA Manufactures Movie Magic: The Technology Of ‘Missing Link’

Making magic is no simple proposition. While a good magician never shares her secrets, sometimes a curtain is lifted just enough for a glimpse behind the scenes. LAIKA is among those studios charged with manufacturing magic – literally manufacturing, as the team is dedicated to the intricate art of stop-motion animation. In Portland, Oregon, a city that thrives on the Read More

How Technology Is Transforming Emergency Response Communications

Seamless communications. The term conjures up images of smartphones “talking” with one another. Its availability is as expected as a morning cup of coffee. In our increasingly connected world, it’s shocking to read after-action reports from mass casualty events that cite communications failures as a significant contributor to the loss of lives. They point to the lack of correct tools for Read More

Finance Teams Bet Technology Will Bridge Budget Gap

Finance departments are betting that new technology will close efficiency gaps created by budget and staff cuts spurred by the next economic slowdown. Ninety-one percent of executives rated digital transformation and maintaining a competitive cost structure as either highly important or critical to their finance team’s objectives in 2019, according to a survey of 150 finance, information technology, human resources Read More

Advances in Screening Equipment and Technology

Despite the recent push toward recycling and “green” waste solutions, recovering valuable recyclable materials can be a challenge. Fortunately, recent advances in screening technology and equipment offer significant improvements in this area. With the right machinery, waste material can be sorted quickly and effectively. This means more valuable elements can be recovered, reducing both the financial burden and the environmental Read More

Trump calls for 6G technology — and that isn’t a thing yet

While 5G technology is still trying to find its ground with tricky spectrum allocations, US President Donald Trumphas already made a claim on 6G to be brought in the country. The only problem is — it doesn’t exist. On Thursday, he went on to tweet that 5G and 6G technology are “so obviously the future,” adding that the US needs to “win through Read More

AI: The Technology Penicillin Of The 21st Century

Ginni Rometty, chief executive officer of International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), speaks during the IBM Think Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg photo credit: © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP© 2019 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP The title of this article comes from one of many memorable (and tweetable) lines I heard from one of the speakers at IBM’s Read More

Centre To Use “Technology” To Seal Borders With Bangladesh: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said nothing could stop BJP from winning all 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal this time. FALAKATA:  The Central government has decided to use a new technology to seal India’s international borders with Bangladesh passing through Assam and West Bengal by putting in place a comprehensive integrated border management system, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Read More

Josh Lomeli: a Palomar-Powered career in water technology

Palomar student on the cover of the Spring 2019 Class Schedule will earn his degree in Water Technology this year. He is already on the job with the Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District in Escondido. ESCONDIDO — Like many students, Josh Lomeli cycled through a handful of career ideas before settling on water. After all, it was one field Read More

‘Age-Tech’: The Next Frontier Market For Technology Disruption

I recently discussed in this column the vast size and potential of the “Longevity” economy. “Age-Tech” is emerging as the preferred way to describe the intersection of Longevity and Technology. To understand more about the size and import of Age-Tech, I spoke to Dominic Endicott. Dominic is a venture capitalist operating between Boston, New York and London. As a partner at Read More

Why hasn’t technology improved government effectiveness?

ver the past 20 years, the increase in computing power by about eight to 10 orders of magnitude has brought the costs of using digital technologies down to a tiny fraction of their year 2000 levels (Figure 1). Figure 1. The costs of using many technologies are dropping rapidly From Charting Pathways for Inclusive Growth: From Paralysis to Preparation, Pathways to Read More